Scotland heading for independence if Brexit goes ahead, according to new poll

Scotland heading for independence if Brexit goes ahead, according to new poll

Scottish voters are more likely to support independence in the event of Brexit, according to a new poll. A survey commisisoned by Channel 4 shows 51.39% would choose independence in a new referendum against 48.61% who would opt to stay in the Union. The survey, carried out by Survation between...

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New Living Wage vital for economy & tackling inequality, says Harvie

New Living Wage vital for economy & tackling inequality, says Harvie

The UK Government’s fake living wage shows the Tories are content to leave younger workers in particular in poorly paid, insecure employment while pushing the laughable claim that any kind of pay packet gives you dignity. Patrick Harvie MSP The new Living Wage of £9 an hour is vital for...

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If no one is going to save you, you have to save yourself

If no one is going to save you, you have to save yourself

Well that’s me back from the USA with a ring on my finger. And thanks to Theresa May and her hostile policy for immigration, I’m married with all of the consequences that brings for better or worse, richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, but without actually being able...

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US politician still backs Scottish independence – unless we go too far left

US politician still backs Scottish independence – unless we go too far left

The Tennessee politician was the highest level US politician to come out in favour of the Yes campaign in 2014. Yesterday he told the BBC’s Good Morning Scotland that his support stands – but only if the country does not go “too far down the socialist path”. The interview comes...

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New Brexit deal would avoid the need for an Irish border backstop

New Brexit deal would avoid the need for an Irish border backstop

At the same time, it reported there would be an “exit clause” in the deal to convince Brexiteers in Parliament that the arrangement – which they oppose – would not be permanent. The EU has to date rejected a temporary customs union. The paper also reported that the Prime Minister...

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UK Labour refuses to back Richard Leonard’s position on indyref2

UK Labour refuses to back Richard Leonard’s position on indyref2

He said: “We’ll consider whatever proposals come from Scotland, of course. These are devolved issues that need to be discussed overall.” Leonard promised earlier this year UK Labour would make a commitment to block a second vote in its next General Election manifesto. In the same week, Labour leader Jeremy...

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Hold the Front Page – Braveheart Is Not Historically Accurate

It is said that we learn something new every day. That maxim was certainly underlined this week for me. On the eve of the annual Hope Over Fear Independence Rally in Glasgow, the 6th I have had the pleasure of co-organising, the Organising Committee announced we intended to provide some...

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The Original 9/11

Chile and her 60,000 victims of U.S. meddling must be remembered today Across much of the world, particularly in the West, today has been shortened to just ‘9/11’ and most associate it with the gruesome and awful terror attacks which targeted the World Trade Centre in New York, the Pentagon...

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Baby Boxes VS Ballistic Bombs

After several packed rallies in support of independence in 2014 and the outcome that 53.5% of the city had voted YES Glasgow’s George Square in the centre of the city was re-named Freedom Square by the Indy Family. Next Saturday, September 15th, that square will be packed to capacity with thousands of Scots...

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